Associate Professor Michelle Jack

MBBS (Hons) Phd FRACP
Clinical Associate Professor, Paediatric Endocrinology, Northern Clinical School. Director Sydney Paediatric Endocrinology

Telephone 1300 842 476
Fax 02 9487 9733

Website Sydney Paediatric Endocrinology

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Biographical details

Graduated University of Queensland with first class honours and the University Gold Medal.

Trained in Paediatric Endocrinology at the Royal Children's and Mater Children's Hospitals Brisbane.

Completed a PhD through the University of Sydney.

Clinical Director Paediatric & Diabetes Service, Royal North Shore Hospital 2004-2008 then Head of Department Paediatric Endocrinology Royal North Shore Hospital St Leonards NSW 2065 2008-2013.

Clinical Associate Professor, Sydney University, Northern Clinical School.

Senior Staff Specialist Royal North Shore Hospital.

Director Sydney Paediatric Endocrinology, SAN Clinic Tulloch, Wahroonga.

Research interests

Research interests include clinical research in Type 1 Diabetes including prevention studies and basic research in islet biology and stem cells.

Previously Chief investigator RNSH site Type 1 diabetes prevention study (INITII)

Previously Chief investigator RNSH site Trial Net Natural History study

Research into neonatal and paediatric thyroid diseases, including effects of dietary iodine excess.

Teaching and supervision

Medical students, nursing and allied health and junior doctors.

Growth, Thyroid and Diabetes.

Current projects

Associate investigator: NHMRC Grant APP1050688 Infant thyroid hormone levels and long term child educational outcomes

Associations

Fellowship Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Memberships:

Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group

Asia Pacific Paediatric Endocrine Society

Australian Diabetes Society

Endocrine Society of Australia

Global Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes

Awards and honours

1998 - 2000 - Australian Postgraduate Award with Stipend, University of Queensland

1998 - The Young Investigator Award, Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group, First Prize, Paediatric Advanced Trainee Presentations, Queensland, Endocrine Society of Australia Travel Award, Australian Paediatric Endocrine Group Travel Award, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Travel Grant

1997 - 1999 - Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International Fellowship Grant

1991 - University Gold Medal, University of Queensland

1991 - Jean & Joyce Stobo Memorial Priz (Best female medical student 5th & 6th years)

1989 - Medishield Prize in Pathology

Keywords

Diabetes; Paediatrics and Child Health; Endocrinology

Clinical Specialty

Endocrinology

Selected grants

2013

  • Infant thyroid hormone levels and long-term child educational outcomes; Nassar N, Roberts C, Wilcken B, Martin A, Jack M, Wiley V, Algert C; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Lain, S., Bentley, J., Wiley, V., Roberts, C., Jack, M., Wilcken, B., Nassar, N. (2016). Association between borderline neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone concentrations and educational and developmental outcomes: a population-based record-linkage study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(9), 756-765. [More Information]
  • Lain, S., Roberts, C., Wilcken, B., Wiley, V., Jack, M., Nassar, N. (2015). Using record linkage to investigate perinatal factors and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(6), 620-625. [More Information]
  • Wong, J., Jack, M., Li, Y., O'Neill, C. (2014). The Epigenetic Bivalency of Core Pancreatic b-Cell Transcription Factor Genes within Mouse Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells Is Not Affected by Knockdown of the Polycomb Repressive Complex 2, SUZ12. PloS One, 9(5), e97820. [More Information]
  • King, B., Howard, N., Verge, C., Jack, M., Govind, N., Jameson, K., Middlehurst, A., Jackson, L., Morrison, M., Bandara, W. (2012). A diabetes awareness campaign prevents diabetic ketoacidosis in children at their initial presentation with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes, 13(8), 647-651. [More Information]
  • Gao, S., Jack, M., O'Neill, C. (2012). Towards Optimising the Production of and Expression from Polycistronic Vectors in Embryonic Stem Cells. PloS One, 7(11), 1-13. [More Information]
  • Lin, W., Martin, J., Marsh, D., Jack, M., Baxter, R. (2011). Involvement of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in the effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor MS-275 in hepatoma cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(34), 29540-29547. [More Information]
  • Emder, P., Jack, M. (2011). Iodine-induced neonatal hypothyroidism secondary to maternal seaweed consumption: A common practice in some Asian cultures to promote breast milk supply. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 750-752. [More Information]
  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010). Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(7), 413-415. [More Information]
  • Jack, M. (2010). Short Stature and Growth hormone use in children. Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, 11, 30-35.
  • Jack, M., Stone, M., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2009). Neonatal hypercalcemia due to polymorphisms of the calcium sensing receptor. Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 22(6), 561-563. [More Information]
  • Jack, M. (2008). When to worry about short children? Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, , 1.
  • Greer, R., Shah, J., Jeske, Y., Brown, D., Walker, R., Cowley, D., Bowling, F., Bell, J., Jack, M., Cotterill, A., et al (2007). Genotype-phenotype associations in patients with severe hyperinsulinism of infancy. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, 10(1), 25-34. [More Information]
  • Singh, N., Holland, A., Arbuckle, S., Delbridge, L., Jack, M. (2005). Intrathyroid dermoid cyst presenting as a unilateral "Cold" nodule. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(9), 761-763. [More Information]

2016

  • Lain, S., Bentley, J., Wiley, V., Roberts, C., Jack, M., Wilcken, B., Nassar, N. (2016). Association between borderline neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone concentrations and educational and developmental outcomes: a population-based record-linkage study. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(9), 756-765. [More Information]

2015

  • Lain, S., Roberts, C., Wilcken, B., Wiley, V., Jack, M., Nassar, N. (2015). Using record linkage to investigate perinatal factors and neonatal thyroid-stimulating hormone. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 51(6), 620-625. [More Information]

2014

  • Wong, J., Jack, M., Li, Y., O'Neill, C. (2014). The Epigenetic Bivalency of Core Pancreatic b-Cell Transcription Factor Genes within Mouse Pluripotent Embryonic Stem Cells Is Not Affected by Knockdown of the Polycomb Repressive Complex 2, SUZ12. PloS One, 9(5), e97820. [More Information]

2012

  • King, B., Howard, N., Verge, C., Jack, M., Govind, N., Jameson, K., Middlehurst, A., Jackson, L., Morrison, M., Bandara, W. (2012). A diabetes awareness campaign prevents diabetic ketoacidosis in children at their initial presentation with type 1 diabetes. Pediatric Diabetes, 13(8), 647-651. [More Information]
  • Gao, S., Jack, M., O'Neill, C. (2012). Towards Optimising the Production of and Expression from Polycistronic Vectors in Embryonic Stem Cells. PloS One, 7(11), 1-13. [More Information]

2011

  • Lin, W., Martin, J., Marsh, D., Jack, M., Baxter, R. (2011). Involvement of insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 in the effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor MS-275 in hepatoma cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(34), 29540-29547. [More Information]
  • Emder, P., Jack, M. (2011). Iodine-induced neonatal hypothyroidism secondary to maternal seaweed consumption: A common practice in some Asian cultures to promote breast milk supply. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 47(10), 750-752. [More Information]

2010

  • Crawford, B., Cowell, C., Emder, P., Learoyd, D., Chua, E., Sinn, J., Jack, M. (2010). Iodine toxicity from soy milk and seaweed ingestion is associated with serious thyroid dysfunction. Medical Journal of Australia, 193(7), 413-415. [More Information]
  • Jack, M. (2010). Short Stature and Growth hormone use in children. Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, 11, 30-35.

2009

  • Jack, M., Stone, M., Clifton-Bligh, R. (2009). Neonatal hypercalcemia due to polymorphisms of the calcium sensing receptor. Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, 22(6), 561-563. [More Information]

2008

  • Jack, M. (2008). When to worry about short children? Paediatrics & Child Health in General Practice, , 1.

2007

  • Greer, R., Shah, J., Jeske, Y., Brown, D., Walker, R., Cowley, D., Bowling, F., Bell, J., Jack, M., Cotterill, A., et al (2007). Genotype-phenotype associations in patients with severe hyperinsulinism of infancy. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology, 10(1), 25-34. [More Information]

2005

  • Singh, N., Holland, A., Arbuckle, S., Delbridge, L., Jack, M. (2005). Intrathyroid dermoid cyst presenting as a unilateral "Cold" nodule. Pediatric Surgery International, 21(9), 761-763. [More Information]

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